AP English Language Free Response Questions

AP English Language Free Response

There are some amazing online resources for the AP English Language free response question. Be sure to check out these guides and videos.

AP Thesis Statement Basics

Matthew Singleton has 3 amazing videos that teach the thesis statement essentials for the AP English Language free response questions. Start with the basic video and then be sure to watch the patterns video and the differences video.

AP Synthesis Essay Basics

He also has 4 more instructional videos that explain everything you need to write an awesome AP synthesis essay. Start with the basic video and then watch planning and pre-writing, explaining sources, and review.

AP Rhetorical Analysis Essay Basics

Another 4 videos from Matthew Singleton that explain everything you need to write a successful AP rhetorical analysis essay. Start with the basic video and then watch planning, explaining strategies, and review.

AP Argument Essay Basics

Finally, there are 5 great videos in this series that explain exactly how to write an high-scoring AP argument essay. Start with the basic video and then watch planning, using personal experiences, structure, and review.

Prior Year Free Response Questions

These AP English Language free response questions were released by the College Board to help students prepare for this portion of the test. All questions from 1999 to 2018 along with sample responses and scoring guidelines.

Mastering the Persuasive Essay

This 13 page PDF has some great strategies here for writing a persuasive essay. Provides context using prior year AP English free response questions and also points out common errors in writing this essay.

How to Write an Analysis Essay

This is a 9 page PDF with some excellent tips. It gives very detailed strategies and recommendations along with a step-by-step approach. Also some great advice on strong vs. weak verbs and a section on analyzing diction.

Argumentation Cheat Sheet

Great tips and strategies for the argument essay boiled down to a 2 page review sheet. Covers topics sentences and lays out 5 basic approaches that you can take with this type of essay.

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